Bosque Collection, The Archives of the Bosque County Historical Commission

Brazos Trail Region
101 North Main St. Meridian, TX 76665 (254) 435-6182

The Bosque County Collection is operated by the Bosque County Historical Commission. It was established in 1983 as a research center for the local history of Bosque County. The Collection is located in the historic Lumpkin Building across from the Courthouse. This old rock building, built in 1884, was the first stone commercial building to be erected in Meridian. The Lumpkin Building was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998.

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Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (except holidays)
Closed Monday, Saturday, and Sunday

The Collection is staffed by only one part-time person. On occasion, the Collection may be closed due to staff vacation or illness. If you are coming from a long distance, you should call to confirm that the Collection will be open.

The Bosque County Collection will be closed on the following holidays:

Martin Luther King Day January 20, 2020 Monday
Presidents' Day February 17, 2020 Monday
Texas Independence Day March 2, 2020 Monday
Good Friday April 10, 2020 Friday
Memorial Day May 25, 2020 Monday
Independence Day July 3, 2020 Fridayday
Labor Day September 7, 2020 Monday
Columbus Day October 12, 2020 Monday
Veterans' Day November 11, 2020 Wednesday
Thanksgiving November 26 & 27, 2020 Thursday & Friday
Early Closing for Christmas December 23, 2020 noon Wednesday
Christmas December 24 & 25, 2020 Thursday & Friday
New Year's Day January 1, 2021 Fridayday

Bosque Collection, The Archives of the Bosque County Historical Commission

101 North Main St. Meridian, TX 76665